I SO love this graphic.
Katherine: What are you doing here?
Damon: A failed and feeble attempt at doing the right thing.
Katherine: Which was…
Damon: It’s not important. You know, I came to this town wanting to destroy it. Tonight I found myself wanting to protect it. How does that happen? I’m not a hero, Elena. I don’t do good. It’s not in me.
Katherine: Maybe it is.
Damon: No, no. That’s reserved for my brother. And you. And Bonnie. Even though she has every reason to hate me, still helped Stefan save me.
Katherine: Why do you sound so surprised?
Damon: Cause she did it for you. Which means that somewhere along the way, you decided that I was worth saving. And I wanted to thank you for that.
Katherine: You’re welcome.
I’m sure several novels were already written about this scene but I feel like adding my two cents anyways. There are two reasons I love it. First - Ian, Nina and the kiss are extremely beautiful, so much that it should be illegal. Second - Damon bares his soul for the first time and this soul is just as beautiful.
Top 5 Caroline Moments→ entry three: 2x03
STEFAN: It’s just that, uh - when someone becomes a vampire all their natural behaviors get sort of, uh, amplified.
CAROLINE: So, you’re saying that now I’m basically an insecure, neurotic, control freak on crack?
STEFAN: Well, I wasn’t going to say it like that, but —
30 TV Characters | 12 Elena Gilbert